Today’s press conference of senior Supreme Court judges against the dispute with CJI Dipak Misra is the historic move. The four judges of Supreme Court including Justice J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Kurian Joseph & Madan Lokur addressed the press conference for the nation to preserve Supreme Court. In a Press Briefing, judges said our Institution has to be preserved to save our democracy. The press conference conducted at the residence of Justice J Chelameswar. And on the behalf of four judges, the second most senior judge Justice Chelameswar said the SC administration is not in order since last two months. He added that the things which are less than desirable have happened in last few months.
The judges also said that they tried to convince CJI Dipak Misra but failed. So, they left with no other choice than holding a Press Conference. They held a press conference to show the make the nation awake for the Judicial Institution. The judges in the press conference issued 7-page letter inciting CJI’s misuse of power. They also said that he is acting as a political agent of ruling political party.
In the wake of the press conference, several judges came up with their reactions over the historic press briefing of the Judicial era of India. As per the reports, Salman Khurshid who is the senior advocate and Congress leader said deeply pained and sad, that SC comes under such severe situation which forces senior judges to hold a press conference. And Prashant Bhushan the lawyer and politician said CJI Dipak is misusing his power and this must have to stop because it is dangerous for our democracy. While BJP’s MP Subramanian Swamy said “We can’t criticize them; Also, he said that PM must have to ensure that four judges and CJI along with Supreme Court have to come at one opinion. However, the government has not taken any stand over the dispute between judges and CJI.
Top Judges of the Supreme Court tell the Nation – Arise ! Awaken !
An unprecedented call of conscience for everyone of us on the 155th birth anniv of Swami Vivekananda.
Time we stand up against injustice, autocracy, violence, divisiveness and fear. #SupremeCourt @PTI_News @ANI
— Ghanshyam Tiwari (@GhanshyamTiwa) January 12, 2018
This may become a turning point in Indian polity. Judges talking to media abt faultlines in #SupremeCourt internal working & raising doubts on the conduct of fellow judges openly. It has potential to shake strongest pillar of our democracy#JudgeVsJudge https://t.co/DkiIKKPMlf
— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) January 12, 2018
“We can’t criticize them, they are men of great integrity. We must respect them. PM must ensure that the four judges and CJI, in fact entire Supreme Court, come to one opinion and proceed further.” – @Swamy39@pradip103 @AkritiBhatiaa#JudgesPressConference#JudgesAtWar
— Jan Ki Baat (@jankibaat1) January 12, 2018